June 17, 2021
10:58 am
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Enjoy a fascinating talk on the lives and music of great composers from your home – the perfect pairing for an afternoon tea! Hosted by Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte, each Talk and Tea presentation includes intriguing stories and musical examples throughout, providing insights into the lives and works of orchestral music composers. 

In this episode, Abigail presents an introductory music theory talk on the most common musical forms. This talk covers binary, rounded binary, ternary, theme and variations, and rondo forms, as well as the structure and function of Sonata Form with examples played at the piano. 

Available to view from June 17 through July 16 at 11:59pm EST. Visit hpo.org/onlineconcerts for viewing on various devices.  


Abigail Richardson-Schulte, Composer-in-Residence